The best Apple Arcade games from 2020 that I forgot to write about

It’s been a while since we’ve had a nice, long discussion about Apple Arcade. I remember having high hopes for the service when it launched in 2019, and while enthusiasm around the service died down in the weeks following its debut, it actually maintained a steady stream of quality releases throughout 2020. A couple of them were covered, like Necrobarista, Crossy Castle Castle, and The Pathless. That’s a great trio of games, but there are several other notable titles that launched on the service last year that you should probably give a try if you haven’t already.

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The Matty Sale that Tomopop forgot

Matty Collector’s August sale starts in… well, it started yesterday. However, you didn’t miss much since the only item to sell out so far has been Faker and he probably went during Early Access.

The sale consists of two Club Etheria figures (Madame Razz (with Broom) and Flutterina) and one Club Eternia (NA Skeletor) along with a new MOTU Minis set and a lot of older product. Faker was notably featured in the sale because the New Adventures “Intergalactic” Skeletor (who, by the way, is based on the original toy rather than his cartoon counterpart) comes with an alternate head for the He-Man impostor.

The sale notably includes the MOTU Minis bundles, one for the initial three releases and another for the remaining three this year. If you’re planning on getting the whole set, this is as good of a deal as you’re going to get (well, except maybe for Black Friday/Cyber Monday…). Otherwise you have another chance to pick up the DCU Huntress, DCU Ocean Master, MOTUC Castaspella, and the MOTU Minis Mini Faker vs Mini Man-at-Arms set (meaning the Faker re-release was doubly well-timed).

While I remain a fan of the New Adventures of He-Man continuity, Intergalactic Skeletor is probably one I can skip since, as previously noted, he’s based more on the toy hence why he looks evil rather than goofy. Otherwise, the general outfit captures the look of the first NA Skeletor costume… but, you know, the head really completes that look. It’s possible that I may still buy one, though. Madame Razz is probably the headliner in this sale, though, as — if memory serves — it’s the character’s first figure and it’s a newly tooled body. I’m not a She-Ra: Princess of Power fan but even I’m a little tempted by this one.

At any rate, the sale will run for the usual week or so but there’s probably no hurry.

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